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Girl’s Basketball: Bishop’s School wins league title in battle of sisters, 61-42

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The Bishop’s School Knights: 61
La Jolla Country Day School Torreys: 42

Sports Commentary: Why have a draft in youth baseball? A primer for players’ parents

La Jolla Youth Baseball season will soon be underway!

Parents often ask: “Why do we need a draft in rec baseball?” It’s a very good question and there is a very good answer: PARITY.

Boys Soccer: La Jolla High shuts out Christian High School, 3-0

La Jolla High Vikings back Bryan Fierro (20) and midfielder Blake Shores (22) watch the flight of the ball in their 3-0 victory against Christian High Feb. 13. Ed Piper

La Jolla High School Vikings: 3
Christian High School Patriots: 0

La Jolla Country Day girls basketball holds on to defeat a reinvigorated Horizon, 52-50

Mai-loni Henson (right) of La Jolla Country day Torreys drives on Horizon Christian Academy’s Nyjeeiah Ganan in the Torreys’ 52-50 win Feb. 14. Ed Piper

La Jolla Country Day School built a nine-point lead with two-and-a-half minutes left in the game, then hung on to beat the Horizon Christian Academy Panthers on Valentine’s Day, 52- 50.

Girls Basketball: La Jolla High uses Mission Bay victory as training for playoffs

Madeleine Gates of La Jolla High School drives for a basket against Mission Bay High. She contributes 16 points toward the Vikings’ 52-11 win over the Buccaneers.

La Jolla High School Vikings 52, Mission Bay High School Buccaneers 11 By Ed Piper La Jolla High School Vikings coach Dave Westhem still wants his team to work on full-court and three-quarter-trapping in the press in preparation for the CIF playoffs in two weeks. So, in the Vikings’ easy 52-11 win over a depleted [...]

Boys Basketball: Bishop’s ekes out overtime win against Country Day, 56-55

La Jolla Country Day School’s Marcus Perry (right) drives on the baseline on Stephen Thomson of the Bishop’s School. Ed Piper

Stephen Thomson made one of two free throws with 0.3 seconds left in overtime to give The Bishop’s School Knights a 56-55 victory over the La Jolla Country Day School Torreys in a Coastal South League game at home Feb. 5.

Girls Water Polo: Bishop’s Knights triumph over La Jolla Vikings, 7-4

Kayleigh Schultz of The Bishop’s School looks for a shot while defended by Karli Canale of La Jolla High. Ed PiPEr

The Bishop’s School girls water polo team, while regaining their edge, also regained their dominance over arch rival La Jolla High, posting a convincing 7-4 win Jan. 30 in their home pool.

La Jolla’s Lindsay Shipp feted as hero of Carlsbad marathon

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La Jolla-based cystic fibrosis survivor, Lindsay Shipp, excelled during the half marathon portion of this year’s Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad Marathon & Half on Jan. 19, as one of the “Heroes of the Marathon.”

Girls Soccer: The Bishop’s School holds on to defeat Pacific Ridge High, 4-3 in La Jolla

Gretchen Cash of The Bishop’s School (white uniform) and Emily Yun of Pacific Ridge High collide in action near the Firebirds’ goal. Bishop’s goes on to win 4-3. Photo by Ed Piper

Lucy Rickerson has a bright future as a sportscaster, judging from her narration when she was asked to describe her goal that put The Bishop’s School up 2-1 in their eventual 4-3 win over visiting Pacific Ridge High School Jan. 28: “I got to play that great ball through the midfield, and I got a touch on it, and the goalie (Adriana Carrol of the Firebirds) made an amazing save, and she came out and she dove for it, and (teammate) Gretchen (Cash) went right in. She completely powered through the back line. The goalie made another amazing save. The ball bounced out, and I just took a shot.” Without a breath or pause — great stuff!

Boys Basketball: The Bishop’s School overcomes slow start, stuffs La Jolla High School, 68-54

Elijah Kerns (left) of La Jolla High School and Eric Yu of The Bishop’s School tussle for the ball. Ed Piper

The ongoing rivalry between The Bishop’s School and La Jolla High (founded in 1909 and 1922, respectively), clashed again in boys basketball Jan. 21.

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